Cindy Sheehan (mother of a soldier slain in Iraq), Jim Massey (ex-Marine recruiter) and others reveal the true impact of No Child Left Behind's military recruitment in our high schools. With no end in sight to the increasingly lethal American occupation in Iraq, this is the single-most important film for concerned parents and citizens to see. Watch the 11-minute film and then take action to "opt our kids out" at LeaveMyChildAlone.org. Created by Mainstreet Moms and Working Assets ( 51 reviews ) Topics: counter recruitment, Cindy Sheehan, leavemychildalone.org, opt out, militaary recruitment Source: 24P mini DV
WAR RESISTERS WELCOME HERE: Brandon Hughey, US Army war resister, escaped to Canada to avoid participating in what the young soldier came to regard as a crime against humanity, the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Brandon spoke to some 15 thousand assembled in Ottawa on Nov. 30, 2004 to protest BushÂs visit to Canada. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: resistance, war, anti-war
• 21 Oct 2011 - Obama announces total U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Iraq by end of 2011Peace and Reconciliation MovementIn late spring of 2007, concerned citizens in Fort Collins, Colorado were getting fed up with the Iraq War debacle. It was a catastrophe of huge proportions. Many of us found our voices being heard in our local coalition, CJPE - Center for Justice, Peace, and Environment. Many citizens across our country were also speaking out against this unjust war. My video clip epitomizes... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Monte Barry, progressive peace advocate, public comments, peace groups, citizens speaking out,...
In the aftermath of the Iraq War of 2003 a coalition of peace and social justice groups saw the need to form a center that, in partnership with Iraqi civil society, would keep track of the US occupation of Iraq. This piece is an effort to show a Western audience the realities on the ground in Iraq and to show the need for a center within Iraq that could provide them with ongoing information to be able to critically evaluate the occupation. This piece is made up of footage collected by two... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Iraq, Middle East, War
DISSIDENT VOICES. In Washington D.C. this month, leading organizers came together at Camp Democracy, to take action and speak out against U.S. warmaking, criminal acts and general incompetence. Some, such as Iraq veteran Geoff Millard, express the outrage of wounded vets who see little genuine support for the troops. Others are demanding immediate impeachment of the Bush-Cheney White House. CIA Veteran Ray McGovern joins Col. Ann Wright to deliver a scathing verdict against President Bush at... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Arun Ghandi, peace protesters, Camp Democracy, Malik Rahim, Gerald Porter, Col. Ann Wright, Ray...
Clip made from Images of Troops coming home from WAR. We support our troops,and Hope NO MORE have to come home this way.... It is the side of WAR nobody talks about, NOT even the ASSHOLES that sent these warriors into this battle in IRAQ. WAR SUCKS! ( 1 reviews ) Topics: WAR, COFFINS, IRAQ, TROOPS
The Sheboygan Peaceseekers, Veterans for Peace and Between the Lakes Green Party worked on two events to bring attention to the third anniversary of the War on Iraq. They Erected "Walls of Rememberance" and placed the names of U.S. casualties on it while posting images of Iraqi dead nearby. After the wall event they gathered at a peace concert featuring Jason Moon, a veteran of the Iraq War. This video is an 8 minute compilation of the days events. ( 1 reviews ) Topic: antiwar demonstration, wisconsin, peaceseekers, vets for peace, jason moon,
FOCCED Episode #1: US Foreign Policy in the Middle East is the first in a series of documentaries from the FOCCED Foundation, a non-profit educational society. Narrator Stan Goff is a 22 year veteran of the US Army who served with SOG, Rangers, and Delta Force. He served in 8 theatres of operations and taught at West Point. He explains how the American people have been FOCCED by the Finance Oil Chemical Credit Energy and Defense lobbies in Washington. FOCCED is a hip-hop-cumentary featuring the... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: FOCCED, Conspiracy, Bush, Afghanistan, Iraq, Genocide, 911, Opium, Euphrates River, Terrorism, War,...
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. The STREAM Link Does NOT Work! To view the movie, please save to your computer from the DOWNLOAD link Using Final Cut Pro, Julie Talen (PRETEND, 2003) edited a multichannel narrative of activists' experiences during the NYC peace demonstrations of February 15th, 2003. The footage came from 60 different videographers present at the demonstration. The hundreds of thousands in NYC calling to halt the war in Iraq demonstrated along with... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: activism, multichannel, New York City
BEFORE ONE MORE MOTHERS CHILD IS LOST: VIGIL FOR CINDY SHEEHAN/ (Meadville, PA) On August 17, 2005, over 1,627 groups responded to MoveOns call to support Cindy Sheehan and the movement shes spearheaded. In this video, we hear from some 17 of the over 100 who spent an hour in public protest and support in. Organized by Women in Black. (15 min.) Topics: cindy sheehan, soldier, iraq war
Host Peter Coyote and selected guests examine the Bush Administration's "Iraq message", and its particular mix of rational and emotional arguments to rally the American people behind its buildup to war.
This is a record of a Respect party rally held 18th may 2005. George Galloway, newly elected MP for Bethnal Green in London's east end had just returned from the US Senate hearing. Accused of enriching himself with stolen Iraqi money he mounted a devastating defence - turning the hearing into an attack on the Iraq war. George Galloway, Lindsey German, Abdul Khaliq Mian, John Pilger, John Rees, Mark Serwotka, Salma Yaqoob Topics: Iraq War, Respect Party, George Galloway, Lindsey German, Abdul Khaliq Mian, John Pilger, John...
In March 2003, students from Edmund Burke School in Northwest DC staged a rally and street theater as part of the international Student Strike to protest the impending war in Iraq. Over twenty students took part in a "die-in" on the corner of Connecticut Ave and Upton St outside of their school. Students plastered the corner with signs and banners opposing war "Burke Students For Peace, Hate and Violence Must End" and "The Future Belongs to the Children and We Don't... Topics: antiwar, student, indymedia, dc
Since the year 2003, the Sakonnet Peace Alliance stands on the Commons of Little Compton Rhode Island for a half hour, from 9:30 to 10:00, every Sunday...in protest of the War in Iraq. Topics: Bottom Union, Erik Nelson, Little Compton, Rhode Island, Sakonnet, Sakonnet Peace Alliance
Tony Blair shut up and the House of Commons shut down when Oxford Citizens for the Truth had seen enough whitewash over the Iraq war. Topics: direct action, iraq war, hutton report, tony blair, anti-war, antiwar, protest
FREDONIA: March 18, 2006 In the college town of Fredonia, NY before the war on February 23, 2003, nearly 100 publicly said no to BushÂs lies and plans for war. On March 16, 2003, there were 75. By the 3rd anniversary of the HOLOCAUST ON IRAQ, the number drops to 60 (see Resisting War/Snowshoefilms). But we hear from professors Jack Berkley, Tom Morrissey and David Swift. And enraged and insightful poetry and comment from Marie OÂRourke, Judi Luntz-Woods and Sarah Clayton and Diane Clark. And... Topic: anti-war, bring the troops home, holocaust, bush, bush lies, fredonia, impeach bush, anthrax, iraq,...
Interview with Jamie Vasquez (Veterans for Peace) for the documentary Waging Peace. Waging Peace focuses on how we can maintain and utilize the energy of the peace movement through very difficult times. A diverse range of organizers speak out on the impact of our efforts. This dialogue is situated within the historical context of protest and also emphasizes the importance of new tools at our command. Topics: Empowerment Project, Barbara Trent, Waging Peace, Peace, War, protests, Iraq, Iraq War
This is PART 4 of the events at Camp Casey NYC where Cindy Sheehan was speaking when the cops busted up the rally arresting the event organizer on September 19th, 2005. Topics: Cindy Sheehan, arrest, NYPD, Camp Casey NYC, police, peace, anti-war, Iraq war, George Bush
WAR RESISTERS SUPPORT: Toronto, March 17, 2007. Part of the 4th anniversary anti-Iraq/Afghanistan march and rally at the U.S. embassy, war resisters and supporters first gathered at the United Steel Workers hall to hear from resisters Jeremy Hinsman et al. Among those speaking: Michelle Robidoux, Phil McDowell, Patrick Hart, Rolf Gerstenberger, Lee Zaslofsky, Carolyn Egan and Tom Riley. (28:30) Topics: war, war-resisters, Iraq, soldiers, soldier, concientious, patriot
This is some of the ensuing confusion and anger that occurred just after the cops shut down Cindy Sheehan's speech at Union Square New York City on September 19th, 2005. This also includes footage of the cops confescating the amplifier.
This is the first half of Cindy Sheehan's Speech at Union Square(aka Camp Casey NYC) on September 19th, 2005. The NYPD arrested the event organizer for operating an amplifier without a permit. Topics: Cindy Sheehan, Camp Casey, Iraq War
Vets and Families Speak Out at the White House Gates Against Iraq War, 10/29/05 Event sponsored by the World Can't Wait White House Encampment Speakers include: Stephen Potts, DC, Air Force Military Academy graduate, active duty 1998-2003; Elaine Brower, Staten Island NY, Marine son served 4 years in Afghanistan, now facing deployment to Iraq; Dour Nelson, DC, Vietnam veteran, Army 1967-71; Joe Urgo, NYC, Vietnam veteran, US Air Force Security Police 1968, one of the organizers of the 1971... Topic: Veterans, Bush, Iraq, World Can't Wait
This is the first half of Cindy's speech at Union Square in New York(aka Camp Casey NYC) where her speech was cut short by police while they arrested the event organizer for operating a loudspeaker without a permit. There is more video on the way. Topics: Cindy Sheehan, arrested, Camp Casey NYC, police, Union Square NYC, Manhattan, NYPD, Arrest
MICHAEL I. NIMAN: WAR PROPAGANDA AND THE LANGUAGE OF FASCISM: Parts one and two, If you look at most of the rhetoric about the war, its really an appeal to emotions, not reason," Prof. Niman tells his Chautauqua audience. "Because if we operated with reason, if were thinking about reason, then suddenly people have memory. Wait a second, right? This is about weapons of mass destruction, about an immediate threat to the United States, had nothing to do with liberating IraqIts all an... Topics: war, propoganda, media
CANADIANS SAY WAR RESISTERS WELCOME HERE (March 18, 2006, Toronto) Thousands rally to mark the 3^rd anniversary of the US genocidal war on Iraq. Among those featured: US Army Sgt. Patrick Hart, a war resister now living in Toronto: The truth is out...Iraq had nothing to do with 9-11." Jeffry House, Toronto-based war resisters attorney: When a war violates international law, soldiers should be allowed to seek and obtain refuge from that war. Sid Lacombe, coordinator of the 140-group... Topic: war resister, iraq war veteran, veteran, veterans, resisting, concientious objector, war, peace
This the last of the footage that we will include of what we have. Joel went on to play a short set after the cops left. He played the song "Eternal War At Your Door" in it's entirity. We will post the audio eventually. Topics: Cindy Sheehan, Camp Casey, NYC, NYPD, George Bush, Anti-war, Iraq war, 911, peace, arrest
This more of Joel going into the crowd singing the chorus from his song "Eternal War At Your Door". Eventually a few people from the crowd joined in for an inspired sing-a-long. Topics: Cindy Sheehan, Camp Casey, NYC, NYPD, arrest, police, Iraq war, peace, anti-war, Union Square